Indeed the challenges facing accounting historians--namely to initiate meaningful applications of quantitative analysis, to recapture a "lost century" of accounting history and to build toward a more complete literature about the history of accounting thought and development--will come to be met in time.
Previts, Gary John
"It's about time: Pathways to a new vista of accountancy's past,"
Accounting Historians Journal: Vol. 2
, Article 2.
Available at: https://egrove.olemiss.edu/aah_journal/vol2/iss1/2